The August Local Spins segment on Michigan Radio’s “Stateside” showcased the sophomore album from a popular jam band, the debut from a veteran blues outfit and some lively bluegrass. Listen to the podcast and full songs from each of the featured artists.
The second week of August also boasts Beach House, JD McPherson, Bass Country, Low Cut Connie, Grasshoppah, Tommy Tutone, Farmfest, I Prevail, likemelikeyou, a John Prine Tribute, Sparta Celtic Fest and more. Plus, win tix to Tutone and Cowpie.
The first batch of Local Spins album reviews for August features a popular jam band, a hard-rock fave, an up-and-coming hip hop artist and a bluegrass gem. Check out the latest round-up of new releases and listen to songs from each of the featured albums.
Local Spins writer Ryan Boldrey made the most of his first Electric Forest experience and came up with his Top 10 impressions from a wondrous weekend in the woods of Rothbury. Check out his picks and browse the photo gallery by Anna Sink.
More than 45,000 strong flooded the sprawling site in Rothbury on Thursday, with a Michigan favorite getting the music train rolling. Get the first-day recap and browse the robust photo gallery at Local Spins.
Last weekend’s second-year festival hosted by Greensky Bluegrass in the Manistee National Forest gave 2,100-plus attendees from all over the country memories to treasure. Relive some of the highlights in this recap by writer Ryan Boldrey with a colorful photo gallery by Anna Sink.
This weekend’s festival in Stanton north of Grand Rapids fires up this weekend with Joshua Davis, Rachael Davis, Act Casual, The Gasoline Gypsies, Bootstrap Boys, Max Lockwood and more. See — and save — the full schedule at Local Spins.
From a sold-out eighth anniversary bash at The Pyramid Scheme to some iconic rockers to an indoor festival for a good cause, it was another active week of live music in the Grand Rapids area. Browse all of the images at Local Spins.
The Colorado jamgrass faves boast strong West Michigan roots and say they’re in it for the long haul. Trout Steak Revival play Bell’s Brewery Eccentric Cafe on Saturday. Check out the Local Spins Artist Spotlight feature and videos.
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Upcoming Shows Hosted by Local Spins
8 pm WEDNESDAY AUG. 21: Local Spins Wednesday at SpeakEZ Lounge: That Beatles Thing
11am FRIDAY AUG. 23: Local Spins on WYCE 88.1 FM: Jordan HamiltonTBD
8 pm WEDNESDAY AUG. 28: Local Spins Wednesday at SpeakEZ Lounge: Tribute to Amy Winehouse: Jade & The Jones Fellas